The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 69 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 26 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 1.26% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.66% 11.59% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 27
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£210 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £373 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £341 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.49% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
94 164 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.63% 10.85% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 66
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £114 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 14 £175 -50.00% 1
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 29 (38.67%) HP
3 25 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 25 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (32.00%) Retail
5 23 (30.67%) Banking
6 21 (28.00%) SQL
7 20 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
9 14 (18.67%) ISEB
9 14 (18.67%) Windows
9 14 (18.67%) VMware
10 12 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 11 (14.67%) High Availability
11 11 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
12 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (12.00%) JIRA
14 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
15 7 (9.33%) WCAG
15 7 (9.33%) QA
15 7 (9.33%) Google
15 7 (9.33%) Internet
15 7 (9.33%) CSS
15 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
15 7 (9.33%) HTML
16 6 (8.00%) SAP
16 6 (8.00%) CRM
16 6 (8.00%) ITIL

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) SAP CRM
1 6 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Retail
3 23 (30.67%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Analyst
1 47 (62.67%) Test Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Tester
3 7 (9.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Functional Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (2.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) Release Manager
5 2 (2.67%) Manual Tester
5 2 (2.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (2.67%) Web Tester
6 1 (1.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Testing Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Agile Tester
6 1 (1.33%) Defect Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) CSS
1 7 (9.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) NHS
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) AS400
2 2 (2.67%) iSeries
3 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (14.67%) High Availability
4 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.00%) CRM
7 6 (8.00%) ITIL
7 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Test Management
8 5 (6.67%) Release Management
8 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.67%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) ITSM
10 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 14 (18.67%) ISEB
3 11 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.33%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) WCAG
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) HP
2 14 (18.67%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Google
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) BMC
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) Pega
7 1 (1.33%) Capita
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago